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Home screen

The Home screen is the starting point for using your device. It's similar to the desktop on a computer screen. Your Home screen can have up to seven panes, which extend beyond the regular screen display width. The number of Home screen panes is represented by a series of dots at the lower part of the Home screen. The highlighted dot shows the pane that you are currently in.

Panes
extension on Home screen in Sony Devices

To go to the Home screen

  • Press Icn sony key and home.

To browse the Home screen

Home screen on Sony Devices

Home screen panes

You can add new panes to your Home screen (up to a maximum of seven panes) and delete panes. You can also set the pane that you want to use as the main Home screen pane.

Panes on Home screen in Sony Devices

To set a pane as the main Home screen pane

  1. Touch and hold any area on your Home screen until the device vibrates.
  2. Flick left or right to browse to the pane that you want to set as your main Home screen pane, then tap Icn sony key and home in the top-left corner.

To add a pane to your Home screen

  1. Touch and hold an empty area on your Home screen until the device vibrates.
  2. To browse the panes, flick all the way to the right or left, then tap Icn sony and homescreen add pane.

To delete a pane from your Home screen

  1. Touch and hold any area on your Home screen until the device vibrates.
  2. Flick left or right to browse to the pane that you want to delete, then tap Icn sony and homescreen delete pane on the top right corner of the pane.

Home screen settings

You can use the Settings shortcut to adjust some basic Home screen settings. For example, you can adjust the size of icons on your Home screen.

To set your Home screen to auto rotate

  1. Touch and hold an empty area on your Home screen until the device vibrates, then tap Settings.
  2. Drag the slider beside Auto-rotation to the On position.

To adjust the size of icons on your Home screen

  1. Touch and hold an empty area on your Home screen until the device vibrates, then tap Settings.
  2. Tap Icon size, then select an option.
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